With Charles Fries Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Amazing Spider-Man (1977–1979)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.3
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With the powers given by the bite of a radioactive spider, a young man fights crime as a wall-crawling superhero.

Stars: Nicholas Hammond, Robert F. Simon, Chip Fields, Ellen Bry

Votes: 1,853

2. The Call of the Wild (1976 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 99 min | Adventure

6.5
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A prospector, a trapper and their sled dog battle the Klondike elements on their journey to get to the gold country.

Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: John Beck, Jim Bohan, Dennis Burkley, Billy Green Bush

Votes: 81

3. The Martian Chronicles (1980)

360 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.5
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In the 21st century, Earth begins the colonization of Mars. However, things do not go as planned, at first due to the hostile Martian natives and later because of the self-destructive Earthmen.

Stars: Rock Hudson, Gayle Hunnicutt, Bernie Casey, Christopher Connelly

Votes: 1,992

4. Halloween with the New Addams Family (1977 TV Movie)

74 min | Comedy, Horror

6.2
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A revival of the popular '60s TV comedy series "The Addams Family" has them preparing for Halloween in their own inimitable way.

Director: David Steinmetz | Stars: John Astin, Jackie Coogan, Carolyn Jones, Henry Darrow

Votes: 386

5. The Initiation of Sarah (1978 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

5.9
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A withdrawn young girl joins an unpopular sorority in college. It turns out she has psychic and telekinetic powers, and she uses them against a rival sorority.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Kay Lenz, Shelley Winters, Tony Bill, Kathryn Grant

Votes: 730

6. The Spell (1977 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Horror

5.7
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A teenaged girl, taunted by her schoolmates because she's overweight, uses her supernatural powers to take revenge.

Director: Lee Philips | Stars: Lee Grant, Susan Myers, Lelia Goldoni, Helen Hunt

Votes: 623

7. Are You in the House Alone? (1978 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.6
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A teenage girl is harassed by a stalker who torments her with threatening notes and phone calls.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Kathleen Beller, Blythe Danner, Tony Bill, Robin Mattson

Votes: 816

8. Spider-Man Strikes Back (1978 TV Movie)

Unrated | 90 min | Action, Family, Fantasy

5.4
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At the New York State University, one of Peter Parker's tutors has accidentally given three students all the materials they need to create an atomic bomb. While Peter Parker tries to find ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Satlof | Stars: Nicholas Hammond, Robert F. Simon, Chip Fields, Robert Alda

Votes: 739

9. Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge (1979 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.4
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Two episodes of the TV series "Spider Man" edited together and released as a feature.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Nicholas Hammond, Robert F. Simon, Chip Fields, Ellen Bry

Votes: 627

10. The Word (1978– )

480 min | Drama

6.2
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A document is discovered that appears to be an ancient eyewitness account of the life of Jesus Christ. A public relations executive is hired to publicize this document as a new version of ... See full summary »

Stars: David Janssen, James Whitmore, Florinda Bolkan, Eddie Albert

Votes: 108

11. A Rumor of War (1980– )

114 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.6
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The memories of a US Marine lieutenant in Vietnam who slowly gets disillusioned as the war progresses.

Stars: Brad Davis, Keith Carradine, Michael O'Keefe, Richard Bradford

Votes: 285

12. Night Drive (1977 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 73 min | Thriller

6.4
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A housewife is stalked by a psycho after she sees him murder a highway patrol officer.

Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: Valerie Harper, Richard Romanus, Nicholas Pryor, John Quade

Votes: 404

13. ...And Your Name Is Jonah (1979 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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A couple whose son had been diagnosed as intellectually disabled, and was institutionalized, are shocked to discover that the diagnosis was wrong, and that their son is deaf, not intellectually disabled.

Director: Richard Michaels | Stars: Sally Struthers, James Woods, Randee Heller, Titos Vandis

Votes: 326

14. Cocaine: One Man's Seduction (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

7.1
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A real estate salesman with career and marriage problems gets hooked on cocaine, and finds that not only does it not help him cope with them, but it makes them much, much worse.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Karen Grassle, Pamela Bellwood, James Spader

Votes: 281

15. Terror at London Bridge (1985 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Horror

5.1
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London Bridge, London, England, 1888. Jack the Ripper dies in the Thames river. London Bridge, Lake Havasu, Arizona, 1985. The last original stone used to rebuild the London Bridge is laid,... See full summary »

Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Stepfanie Kramer, Randolph Mantooth, Adrienne Barbeau

Votes: 454

16. Baby... I'm Back! (1977–1978)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Ray Ellis returns to his wife after seven years of abandonment, only to find she is engaged to another man.

Stars: Demond Wilson, Denise Nicholas, Kim Fields, Tony Holmes

Votes: 83

17. Crash (1978 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

5.7
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On December 29, 1972, Eastern Air Lines Flight 401 crashes into the Florida Everglades, resulting in 101 fatalities.

Director: Barry Shear | Stars: William Shatner, Adrienne Barbeau, Brooke Bundy, Christopher Connelly

Votes: 189

18. Through Naked Eyes (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Thriller

5.7
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A musician living in an apartment building likes to check out the residents of the building opposite him--until he finds out one day that an attractive woman in that building is checking ... See full summary »

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: David Soul, Pam Dawber, Fionnula Flanagan, William Schallert

Votes: 163

19. High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane (1980 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 96 min | Drama, Western

5.3
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Former Marshal Will Kane returns to Hadleyville a year after he resigned and finds the town in the grip of a tyrannical Marshal who abuses his power.

Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Lee Majors, David Carradine, J.A. Preston, Michael Pataki

Votes: 247

20. Battered (1978 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.5
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Gritty drama of three interweaving stories of three women of various backgrounds and ages whose marriages are complicated by spouse-abuse by their husbands.

Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Karen Grassle, LeVar Burton, Mike Farrell, Chip Fields

Votes: 51

21. Someone I Touched (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Drama

6.8
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A woman learns that her husband has been unfaithful and that he has acquired a venereal disease. Then she learns that, after years of trying, she is finally pregnant.

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Cloris Leachman, James Olson, Glynnis O'Connor, Andrew Robinson

Votes: 107

22. The Strange and Deadly Occurrence (1974 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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A family moves into a new home in an isolated area, and soon realizes that someone--or something--doesn't want them there.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Robert Stack, Vera Miles, L.Q. Jones, Herb Edelman

Votes: 291

23. Intimate Strangers (1977 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

6.6
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The pressures of problems at home and at work are taking a tremendous toll on a middle-aged husband, and he begins to take it out on his wife.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Sally Struthers, Tyne Daly, Larry Hagman

Votes: 131

24. Bogie (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama

5.2
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This TV movie focuses on the life of actor Humphrey Bogart, particularly the part of his life when his marriage to actress Mayo Methot was breaking up and his relationship with future wife ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Kevin O'Connor, Kathryn Harrold, Ann Wedgeworth, Patricia Barry

Votes: 167

25. The House on Garibaldi Street (1979 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

7.0
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After World War II, many important figures in Hitler's command escaped Germany and Occupied Europe and were rumored to be living in South America. Adolf Eichmann,wanted in connection with ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Collinson | Stars: Topol, Nick Mancuso, Janet Suzman, Martin Balsam

Votes: 273

26. Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story (1982 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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The story of singer Rosemary Clooney's rise to fame, her marriage to Jose Ferrer, and her nervous breakdown.

Director: Jackie Cooper | Stars: Sondra Locke, Tony Orlando, Penelope Milford, John Karlen

Votes: 56

27. Bitter Harvest (1981 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

6.7
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A farmer's herd sickens and dies, then his family and neighbors fall ill, so he bucks the state agricultural establishment as he pursues the politically explosive investigation of how his farm, family, and friends came to be poisoned.

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Ron Howard, Art Carney, Tarah Nutter, David Knell

Votes: 241

28. The Hatfields and the McCoys (1975 TV Movie)

74 min | Action, Drama, Western

5.8
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A retelling of the famous feud between two mountain families, the Hatfields and the McCoys, in rural Kentucky in the late 1800s.

Director: Clyde Ware | Stars: Jack Palance, Steve Forrest, Richard Hatch, Karen Lamm

Votes: 94

29. A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story (1977 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Legendary ballplayer and humanitarian Lou Gehrig and his relationship with his stalwart wife, Eleanor are portrayed in this film that focuses on the Hall of Famer's life off the baseball ... See full summary »

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Blythe Danner, Edward Herrmann, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Ramon Bieri

Votes: 123

30. Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (1976 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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The story of Francis Gary Powers, a U-2 pilot for the C.I.A., who was shot down in his spy plane over Russia, captured, and imprisoned.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Lee Majors, Noah Beery Jr., Nehemiah Persoff, Brooke Bundy

Votes: 104

31. The Secret Night Caller (1975 TV Movie)

74 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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A man who is the pillar of his community has a secret - he has a compulsion to make obscene telephone calls.

Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Robert Reed, Hope Lange, Robin Mattson, Michael Constantine

Votes: 55

32. Twirl (1981 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.3
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Best friends compete for the title of "Miss Twirl" (similar to a Miss America contest with the primary category of competition being (what else?) twirling!). The real test, however, is ... See full summary »

Director: Gus Trikonis | Stars: Erin Moran, Lisa Whelchel, Charles Haid, Stella Stevens

Votes: 61

33. In Love with an Older Woman (1982 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A 29 year old lawyer (Ritter), falls for a 43 year old woman (Carlson).

Director: Jack Bender | Stars: John Ritter, Karen Carlson, Jamie Rose, Robert Mandan

Votes: 129

34. Jealousy (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

6.4
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In this made-for-TV drama, Angie Dickinson stars in three separate vignettes as a woman whose life is dramatically affected by the emotion that gives the film its name.

Director: Jeffrey Bloom | Stars: Angie Dickinson, David Carradine, Paul Michael Glaser, Chuck Martinez

Votes: 77

35. Foster and Laurie (1975 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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The story of two New York City police officers, one white and one black, their ambush and murder by black revolutionaries and the efforts to hunt down and capture their killers.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Perry King, Dorian Harewood, Talia Shire, Jonelle Allen

Votes: 70

36. Thunder (1977–1978)

Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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Adventures of the black stallion 'Thunder' and his two young companions Cindy and Willie Williams who, "get into tight spots caused by others' misdeeds and thoughtlessness."

Stars: Clint Ritchie, Melissa Converse, Melora Hardin, Justin Randi

Votes: 16

37. Carpool (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Comedy

5.4
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Four strangers are thrown together in a carpool when a bag of money, almost a million dollars, falls from a Brinks truck into their path. Because of circumstances, they are unable to turn ... See full summary »

Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: Harvey Korman, Peter Scolari, T.K. Carter, Stephanie Faracy

Votes: 98

38. Dempsey (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.4
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True story about Jack Dempsey, one of the most famous professional US boxers who made his name in the 1920's as the world heavyweight champion and media sensation.

Director: Gus Trikonis | Stars: Treat Williams, Sam Waterston, Sally Kellerman, Victoria Tennant

Votes: 168

39. Terraces (1977 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 73 min | Drama

6.1
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Story of the various joys and crises of neighbors who share terraces in a high-rise apartment building.

Director: Lila Garrett | Stars: Lloyd Bochner, Jane Dulo, Arny Freeman, Eliza Roberts

Votes: 55

40. The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald (1977 TV Movie)

G | 210 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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The bizarre story behind Lee Harvey Oswald, the man accused of assassinating U.S. President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963, and what might have happened had he been brought to trial.

Directors: Gordon Davidson, David Greene | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Lorne Greene, Frances Lee McCain, Lawrence Pressman

Votes: 125

41. Rage! (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama

7.1
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In an attempt to be rehabilitated, a rapist goes to therapy while in prison.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: David Soul, James Whitmore, Caroline McWilliams, Craig T. Nelson

Votes: 62

42. The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened (1977 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Sport

6.5
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Just before a championship basketball tournament, a teenage athlete learns that he has leukemia.

Director: Gilbert Moses | Stars: Jimmie Walker, James Earl Jones, Debbie Allen, Tamu Blackwell

Votes: 39

43. The Children of An Lac (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

6.9
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Based on the true story of film actress Ina Balin and her efforts with American Red Cross volunteer Betty Tisdale (Shirley Jones) as well as a compassionate Vietnamese woman running a ... See full summary »

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Shirley Jones, Ina Balin, Beulah Quo, Alan Fudge

Votes: 91

44. The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy

5.2
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In this made-for-television spoof, Robin Hood and his merry men must attempt to gather together the necessary ransom money to free King Richard from a nasty Duke.

Director: Ray Austin | Stars: George Segal, Morgan Fairchild, Roddy McDowall, Janet Suzman

Votes: 135

45. A Cry for Love (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

6.9
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Divorcee Susan Blakely, with no alimony and two kids to support, begins turning to amphetamines. While at her lowest ebb, she meets an alcoholic and three-time loser in marriage--who, incredibly, turns out to be the ideal man!

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Susan Blakely, Powers Boothe, Charles Siebert, Herb Edelman

Votes: 56

46. The Winds of Kitty Hawk (1978 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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After many years of trying, Orville and Wilbur Wright succeed in making their heavier-than-air aircraft fly, south of Kitty Hawk, on December 17, 1903. They later try to sell their invention to the US government.

Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: Michael Moriarty, David Huffman, Tom Bower, Robin Gammell

Votes: 102

47. The Ambush Murders (1982 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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An African-American political activist is wrongfully imprisoned for killing two white policemen; he is unwary of yet another white lawyer who claims that he will help free him.

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: James Brolin, Dorian Harewood, Alfre Woodard, Robert G. Denison

Votes: 63

48. Hey, I'm Alive (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 75 min | Adventure, Drama

5.9
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The story of a young woman and an older man, who were stranded in the Yukon wilderness for 49 days and survived by eating melted snow.

Director: Lawrence Schiller | Stars: Edward Asner, Sally Struthers, Milton Selzer, Hagan Beggs

Votes: 115

49. Memorial Day (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, War

7.0
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An attorney finds himself at the center of a surprise reunion with the veterans of his platoon from Vietnam.The reunion stirs up painful memories and disturbing secrets for all involved.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Mike Farrell, Shelley Fabares, Keith Michell, Bonnie Bedelia

Votes: 44

50. The Million Dollar Rip-Off (1976 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 73 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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An electronics genius, who is an ex-con, and four of his lady friends devise a plot to steal millions of dollars from the Chicago Transit Authority. A detective, who had been keeping tabs ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Freddie Prinze, Allen Garfield, Christine Belford, Linda Scruggs

Votes: 64


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